MIT spinout PlenOptika aims to make vision care more accessible in developing world

3 months ago — 1.5 min read

Getting a glasses prescription is often difficult in developing countries. However, engineers at PlenOptika - an MIT spinout - aim to help with a new device that can create an...

DARPA Announces Funding For a High-Resolution, Implantable Neural Interface

9 months ago — 1 min read

The United States Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has just announced contracts to fund five research groups and one company contracts as jump start its Neural Engineering System Design...

LightStrike Germ-Zapping Robot Kills Infection-Causing Microbes in Hopstials

9 months ago — 1 min read

Meet LightStrike - the robot making hospitals safer by zapping germs with UV rays. Across the world, hospitals are looking at innovative ways to battle deadly pathogens or kill antibiotic...

Virtual Reality & Robotics Help Paralyzed Patients Learn to Walk Again

2 years ago — 1.5 min read

Long-term paraplegics, fully paralysed from the waist down, have experienced a partial recovery after training with virtual reality (VR) and robotic technologies.

Eight innovative researchers awarded prestigious Enterprise Fellowships

2 years ago — 0 min read

The Royal Academy of Engineering’s Enterprise Hub has awarded Enterprise Fellowships to support eight researchers in in developing their innovations. These researchers were recognised as developing some of the most...

New collaboration to offer 3D printed implants to UK patients

2 years ago — 0 min read

JRI Orthopaedics, a Sheffield healthcare company has partnered with 3D printing services provider Mobelife to provide hip and shoulder implants to patients who face challenging reconstructive surgery. The partnership is...